FRANKFORT – Caitlyn Tolen’s triple-double fueled yet another easy victory for Class 3 A No. 1 Benton Central, a 91-43 victor over Frankfort on Saturday at Case Arena.
Tolen scored a game-high 27 points, hitting 4 of 5 from 3-point range, to go along with 10 rebounds and 10 assists. Cassidy Deno added 17 points for the Bison (11-0), who pulled away in the second quarter for a 50-21 lead.
Sophomore Cassidy Dubree had 11 points and Sam Henderson scored 10 for Frankfort (1-9).
Central Catholic 72
Freshman Cameron Onken singlehandedly outscored the Bombers at the free throw line, making 13 of 15 on her way to a game-high 23 points.
When Onken wasn’t making free throws, Emily Denhart and Alanna Roswarski found openings in the Rensselaer defense to score 16 points apiece for CC (7-3, 2-0 Hoosier Conference).
Laura Tonner had 15 points and Aimee Mattocks 13 for Rensselaer (7-3, 1-2).
Lafayette Jeff 45
A 17-point effort from Aliyia Kind wasn’t enough to help the Bronchos (2-9) complete their comeback bid.
Carlie Hinkel added 11 points for Lafayette Jeff, which stormed back after scoring just 11 points in the first half but could not overcome an early 10-point deficit.
WOLCOTT – The Cavaliers forced 12 steals and shot 80 percent from 3-point range to win this Midwest Conference game.
Lauren Schwab had 17 points and three steals for Tri-County (7-5). Jesse LeBeau contributed 13 points and seven assists.
FLORA – The host Cougars went 1-1 on the day, doubling up University 36-18 behind 12 points from MaKayla Jackson and 10 from Libby Eller.
Lowell captured the championship with a 40-22 victory over Carroll. Kaitlin Ragan had seven points for Carroll (9-3), which was held to 26.6 percent shooting (8 of 30).
North White 44
MONON – Lacey Hendress just missed a double-double with 15 points and nine rebounds for North White (1-9).
South Central 60
North Newton 18
MOROCCO – Mariah Boezeman had six points for the Spartans (4-4).
Lafayette Jeff’s John Hatter was selected the state coach of the year for the second consecutive year by the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association.
Hatter guided the Bronchos to a eighth-place finish at the state finals after claiming sectional and regional championships.